5314.000 Bivinia Jaub. ex Tul.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves alternate, crenate-dentate. Stipules 0. Flowers bisexual. Inflorescences axillary racemes. Sepals 5-6, valvate. Petals 0. Stamens in bundles alternating with the sepals. Ovary 1-locular. Styles 4-6. Fruit a dry capsule. Seeds with long cottony hairs.

Worldwide: 1 species in eastern tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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Other sources of information about Bivinia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Bivinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bivinia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bivinia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bivinia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Bivinia
Wikipedia: Bivinia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bivinia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bivinia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Bivinia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=978, retrieved 27 September 2022

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